Mozambique may be the one of the worst value backpacker destinations in
the world, where you're effectively paying South African prices for
fourth world facilities and services (no running water at all in all of
northern Mozambique!) but what it's famous for, it does well. The
beaches, the colonial architecture, and the easy going laissez-faire
attitude of Mocambicanos are irreprochable.
A ruined facade in the capital Maputo.
A brief glance at some of the street signs in Maputo betrays some of
the communist heritage of Mozambique.
A funky art deco church in Maputo
The Maputo railway station designed by Gustav Eiffel
A fishing port north of Maputo attracts seafood shoppers and visitors.
The pleasant, historic city of Inhambane also reveals its communist
Lovely art deco buildings dot Mozambique, but the Inhambane may have
the highest concentration.
A building near the central plaza of downtown Beira, the prosperous
port city in central Mozambique which regulates the river cargo coming
from Zimbabwe and Malawi.
The white sand beach of Pemba in the far north of Mozambique may well
be the finest beach I've visited in Africa This section of the
beach is not far from Russell's Place, a legendary Africa overlanders'
TO ILHA DE MOCAMBIQUE